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The flower and the leaf : a contemporary record of American writing since 1941

Author: Malcolm Cowley; Donald W Faulkner
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1985.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989.
Flower and the leaf.
New York : Viking, 1985
(OCoLC)558200612
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Cowley; Donald W Faulkner
ISBN: 0670320099 9780670320097
OCLC Number: 10877722
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 390 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: American literature in wartime, 1943 --
Communism and Christianism, 1941 --
Town report : 1942 --
The red and the black, 1942 --
The dispossessed, 1942 --
Koestler : the disenchanted, 1942 --
Mr. Cholerton's beard, 1943 --
The streets of Palermo, 1943 --
Max Perkins in 1944 --
The assissinated poet, 1944 --
Gertrude Stein's war, 1945 --
Aragon victorious, 1945 --
Limousines on Grub Street, 1946 --
The battle over Ezra Pound, 1949 --
Gammon for dinner, 1954 --
Some dangers to American writing, 1954 --
The Hawthornes in paradise, 1958 --
Walt Whitman's buried masterpiece, 1959 --
Hemingway at midnight, 1944 --
In defense of the 1920s, 1944 --
The middle-American prose style, 1945 --
Aidgarpo, 1945 --
James Thurber's world and words. 1. His world, 1945. 2. His words, 1956 --
Prologmena to Kenneth Burke. 1. Dramatism, 1950. 2. His first law of aesthetics, 1953 --
Sociological habit patters in linguistic transmogrification, 1956 --
The limits of the novel, 1956 --
Emma Bovary and her American avatars, 1959 --
American fiction on the analyst's couch, 1960 --
On being geniuses together. 1. Shakespeare and company, 1963. 2. Those Paris years, 1968. 3. We had such good times, 1971 --
Part of a century, 1962. Joseph Mitchell : the grammar of facts, 1943 --
Mencken and Mark Twain, 1943 --
Auden edits Auden, 1945 --
The last flight from Main Street, 1951 --
James T. Farrell : the obliterated, 1952 --
The world of James Gould Cozzens, 1957, 1961 --
John P. Marquand : sociologist, 1958 --
Flem Snopes gets his comeuppance, 1959 --
Willa Cather's values, 1960 --
Dreiser : genius in the raw, 1965 --
Thornton Wilder : a unique case, 1967 --
Editing Eliot, 1971 --
John O'Hara : he wrote honestly and well --
Ken Kesey at Stanford, 1977 --
"Old Doc Wilson", 1977 --
Conrad Aiken : a priest of consciousness, 1978 --
Allan Tate in the republic of letters, 1979 --
Zelda Fitzgerald's part in the story, 1980 --
Nelson Algren's Chicago, 1981 --
Robert Penn Warren, aet. 75, 1981 --
John Cheever : the novelists life as a drama, 1983.
Responsibility: by Malcolm Cowley ; edited and with an introduction by Donald W. Faulkner.

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